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H Prunus virginiana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Prunus (family Rosaceae).

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 72) with original publication details: Species plantarum, edition 1 Species plantarum, edition 1; 1753 473 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30003056-2.

Synonyms:

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cerasus virginica Michx. ex hort. Synonym H RJP
Padus rubra Mill. Synonym H RJP
Padus virginiana (L.) Mill. Synonym H RJP
Padus virginiana (L.) M.Roem. Synonym H RJP
Prunus serotina Poir. Synonym H RJP
Prunus virginiana var. virginiana Synonym L RJP
Prunus virginica Steud. [Spelling variant] Synonym H RJP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Prunus virginiana var. demissa (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) Torr. Accepted L RJP 4
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa (A.Nelson) Sarg. Accepted L RJP 3

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Earlier versions

This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Prunus virginiana in version 1 of The Plant List.